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Employment Growth of New Firms

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  • Erik Stam

    () (University of Cambridge, Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy, Utrecht University and Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena)

  • Petra Gibcus

    (EIM Business and Policy Research)

  • Jennifer Telussa

    (EIM Business and Policy Research)

  • Elizabeth Garnsey

    (University of Cambridge)

Abstract

This paper analyses the association between dynamic capabilities and new firm growth, controlling for measures of firm resources, characteristics of the entrepreneur, and aspects of the environment. The central research question is: How strong is the relationship between dynamic capabilities and the growth of new firms? The paper opens with a review of empirical studies on employment growth in new firms and then moves on to a discussion on the role of dynamic capabilities in the explanation of new firm growth. After a description of the data and variables the results and implications of this study are discussed.

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  • Erik Stam & Petra Gibcus & Jennifer Telussa & Elizabeth Garnsey, 2008. "Employment Growth of New Firms," Jena Economic Research Papers 2008-005, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  • Handle: RePEc:jrp:jrpwrp:2008-005
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    1. Ajay Thapa, 2015. "Determinants of microenterprise performance in Nepal," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 45(3), pages 581-594, October.
    2. Wolter, Hans-Jürgen & Werner, Arndt & Schneck, Stefan, 2015. "Zur Entwicklungsdynamik neugegründeter Unternehmen: Eine Längsschnittanalyse auf Basis des Umsatzsteuerpanels," IfM-Materialien 238, Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn.
    3. repec:eee:respol:v:46:y:2017:i:7:p:1312-1326 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. E. Stam & R. Martin, 2012. "When High Tech ceases to be High Growth: The Loss of Dynamism of the Cambridgeshire Regio," Working Papers 12-10, Utrecht School of Economics.

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    Keywords

    new firms; firm growth; innovation; dynamic capabilities;

    JEL classification:

    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
    • M21 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - Business Economics

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